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Language(s) Spoken

English; Korean

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

January 2019

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Professional Background

After receiving her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 2013, Dr. Kim completed a dermatology residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2017, where she served as chief resident. Upon completing her residency, she was a staff dermatologist at Memorial Dermatology in Houston until joining Kelsey-Seybold in 2019.

Professional Associations

Dr. Kim is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Women's Dermatological Society, the American Society of Dermatology Surgery, the Texas Dermatological Society, and the Houston Dermatological Society.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Kim enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, and trying out new restaurants.

Fun Facts

The best advice Dr. Kim has received is, "Life is what you make of it." The most interesting or exotic place she has visited is Peru. Her favorite book is the "Harry Potter" series.

As a child, she wanted to be a librarian when she grew up because of her love of reading.

​It's important to me that I build a trusting relationship with my patients. I want my patients to know that I truly care about their needs and strive to provide the best, ethical, evidence-based medicine to address their needs and concerns.


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Awards & Recognitions

  • Chief Resident at UT Houston Dermatology, 2017

  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Resident Scholarship to attend the ASDA Conference, 2016


  • Kim SR, Quinn A, Hebert A, Patel A (2016). Erythema Nodosum in the Setting of Everolimus Use (Poster presentation at AAD, Research Day, and Texas Dermatology, manuscript in progress)

  • Hashmi A, Keswani, Kim SR, Graham D (2016). Hepatic Dysfunction in Patients Receiving Intravenous Amiodarone. (Published in Southern Medical Journal)

  • Chen L, Kim SR, Hebert A. (2015). Pediatric Scalp Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans: a Report of Two cases (Poster presentation at AAD). 

  • Reinhardt B, Kim SR, Lin C (2014). An Unusual Approach to Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome. (Poster presentation at BCM Resident symposium) 

  • Kim SR, Gordon R, Tran B, Nguyen A, Mays R, Tyring S (2013). Skin Cancer Awareness in White Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Whites (Accepted for poster presentation at AAD Annual Meeting; 2nd place in oral presentation at Texas Derm. Manuscript in progress) 

  • Kim SR, Khan F, Ramirez-Fort M, Tyring SK (2013). Varicella zoster: an update on current treatment options and future perspectives (Published in Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy) 

  • Kim SR, Diaz LZ, Duvic M (2013). Primary follicle lymphoma of the scalp following deep-brain stimulation electrode Implants. (Published in Leukemia and Lymphoma) 

  • Kim SR, Rees A, Rodriguez-Waitkus P, Diwan A, Mir M, Hsu S (2012). Multiple papulonodules on the face and scalp. (Published in JAAD) 

  • Kim SR, Jahan-Tigh R, Duvic M (2013).  Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma with a CD3-CD4+ phenotype following Papuloerythroderma of Ofuji. (Published in Leukemia and Lymphoma)

  • Kim SR, Sun G, Wright T (2013).  Subungual Bowen's Disease in a 4-year-old girl (Published in Pediatric Dermatology) 

  • Kim SR, Sun G, Brandon K (2012).  A 10-year old girl with abrupt onset of asymptomatic, pigmented macules and patches (Poster presentation at AAD Annual Meeting) 

  • Kim SR, Gonzalez N, Luthra R, Aldape K, Zuo Z, Liu P, Kim KB (2012). Frequency and clinical characteristics of c-MET mutation in malignant melanoma. (AACR Annual Meeting Abst., Chicago, IL.) 

  • Metry D, Kim SR (2011).  Headache in Children with PHACE syndrome. (In progress) 

  • Yin W, Monita MM, Kim SR, Wu D, Gore AC (2008) GnRH neuroterminal changes and interaction with glia in reproductive aging. Endocrine Society Abst., San Francisco, CA.

  • Kim SR, Yin W, Yi Zuo, Gore AC (2008) Changes to astrocytes in the aging hypothalamus of mice. UT Undergraduate  Research Forum Abst., Austin, TX.

  • Kim SR, Winslade W (2008) Medical Futility: Controversy in Texas. NCUR Abst., Salisbury, MD.